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March 20 – 28, 2015

SOUTHHAMPTON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH / DIRECTED BY GARY LONG / MUSIC AND LYRICS BY ROBERT LOPEZ AND JEFF MARX / BOOK BY JEFF WHITTY / BASED ON AN ORIGINAL CONCEPT BY ROBERT LOPEZ AND JEFF MARX

So nice we did it twice! In 2015, Take Two revived our hit 2013 production of Avenue Q due to popular demand. Most of the original cast returned, and we were happy to welcome a few new faces to the neighborhood.

Winner of the Tony "Triple Crown" for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, Avenue Q is part flesh, part felt, and packed with heart. The laugh-out-loud musical tells the timeless story of a recent college grad named Princeton who moves into a shabby New York apartment all the way out on Avenue Q. He soon discovers that although the residents seem nice, it's clear that this is not your ordinary neighborhood. Together, Princeton and his new-found friends struggle to find jobs, dates, and their ever-elusive purpose in life.

 

CAST

Princeton / Corey Fraine
Brian / Vince Henthorn
Kate Monster / Stephanie Merritt
Rod / Jeffrey Salger
Nicky, Newcomer / Evan Fornachon
Christmas Eve / Melissa Guffey
Gary Coleman / Karen Fulks
Trekkie Monster, Moving Box / Jon Hey
Lucy the Slut, Moving Box / Jazzy Danziger Loyal
Bad Idea Bear, Moving Box / Jeanine Temares
Bad Idea Bear, Moving Box, Mrs. Thistletwat, Ricky / Patrick Kerwin

This show was so good I saw it TWICE (and was seriously debating going a third time).
— Audience member

CREATIVE TEAM

Director Gary Long / Music Director Nate Jackson / Choreographer Jenn Koehne / Assistant Directors Dan Boyer and Jan Wheatley / Set Designer Bill Beilstein / Costume Designer Colene Fornachon / Lighting Designer Pat Klick / Sound Designer Kelly Ross Kerr / Video Displays Laurie Reynolds / Video Designers Zach Rosing and Ben Phillipe / Stage Manager Kent Coffel / Spotlight Carol Laure / House Manager Correen Macchi / Promotional Photographer Kimberly Smith


Nominated for Nine 2015 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards

Best Musical
Best Ensemble Performance
Best Actor in a Musical (Evan Fornachon)
Best Actress in a Musical (Stephanie Merritt)
Best Actress in a Musical (Melissa Guffey)
Best Supporting Actress in a Musical (Jazzy Danziger Loyal)
Best Direction of a Musical (Gary Long)
Best Musical Direction (Nate Jackson)
Best Scenic Design (Bill Beilstein)